Dr. Meghan Azad was featured in a 5 part documentary that explored how the impoverishment of the human microbiome may be linked to an increase in the prevalence of certain maladies, including asthma and allergies, and how breastfeeding can help feed beneficial infant gut bacteria. The documentary was based on the bestselling book of the same title by CHILD researchers Drs B. Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta and is informed by their ground-breaking research using CHILD Cohort Study data.
Dr. Azad and Trainee, Sarah Turner present with other MILC Club Members at UM Pediatric & Obs/Gyne Grand Rounds
Dr. Azad and trainee, Sarah Turner, along with other MILC Club members Drs. Nickel, Kearns, Raimondi, and Kelly presented to a combined Pediatrics & Obstetrics/Gynecology Grand Rounds audience at the UofM on "Clinicians Across Specialties and Research: Collaboration to Improve Breastfeeding Rates and Outcomes." They outlined the updated WHO 10 steps to successful breastfeeding and described a family-centred, collaborative approach connecting clinicians and academic researchers to ultimately overcome barriers and improve breastfeeding rates.
Dr. Meghan Azad presented at the 2021 Gairdner Symposium (part of the 2021 Canadian Student Health Research Forum) on Human Milk: The Ultimate Superfood & Personalized Medicine. She explained the dynamic and personalized nature of human milk as a biological system, and the research and collaborations happening at the Manitoba Interdisciplinary Lactation Center (MILC).
Dr. Meghan Azad and Azad Lab Program Director Natalie Rodriguez share their Top 10 Tips for defining and achieving success in Team Science. "Whether you are searching for a training opportunity or leading your own research group, we trust these tips will offer guidance for finding or building a genuinely successful program—whatever “success” means to you and your Team."
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